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Occupational segmentation by sex in the world

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  • Barbezat D
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    Reviews recent empirical studies measuring the extent of occupational segregation by sex and the patterns of segregation across countries. The empirical studies cover nine OECD countries, as well as Cyprus, Israel, Malaysia, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, USSR, Sudan and Taiwan.

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    Paper provided by International Labour Organization in its series ILO Working Papers with number 298900.

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    Length: 95 P. pages
    Date of creation: 1993
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    Publication status: Published in Equality for women in employment: an interdepartmental project; working paper series
    Handle: RePEc:ilo:ilowps:298900

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    Keywords: labour market segmentation; sexual division of labour; sex discrimination; wage differential; developed countries; developing countries; women workers; labour productivity; occupation; bibliography; graph; statistical table; segmentation du marché du travail; division du travail basée sur le sexe; discrimination fondée sur le sexe; disparité des salaires; pays développés; pays en développement; travailleuses; productivité du travail; profession; bibliographie; graphique; tableau statistique; segmentación del mercado de trabajo; división del trabajo por sexo; discriminación por razones de sexo; diferencia del salario; países desarrollados; países en desarrollo; trabajadoras; productividad del trabajo; ocupación; bibliografía; gráfico; cuadros estadísticos;

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    1. Susan Joekes, 1996. "Retreat or advance? Mainstreaming gender analysis at the Institute of Development Studies," Journal of International Development, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 8(5), pages 697-727.

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